Tag: hip hop

Guapdad 4000 Lost A Bet With Drake And Had To Dress Up In A Dinosaur Costume On The Bay Bridge

Getty Image Guapdad 4000 is a man of his word. As reported by Complex, HotNewHipHop, and others, the Oakland, CA rapper formed a bet with the the Toronto Raptors’ most famous fan. If the Golden State Warriors won the NBA Finals, Drake would promote Guapboy 4000’s newest track, “Flossin.” If the Toronto Raptors won the […]

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Drake Honors The Toronto Raptors’ NBA Finals Win With Two New Songs, ‘Omerta’ And ‘Money In The Grave’

Getty Image For some time now, Drake has been a (or perhaps the) face of his hometown Toronto Raptors. So, when they defeated the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals to claim the championship, he was quite excited, to understate it. After the game, Drake promised he would celebrate the victory […]

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Meek Mill Lost $200,000 Betting On The Warriors To Win Game 6

Getty Image Meek Mill may have settled his Drake beef from 2016, but now it looks like he’ll have to settle some debts with Toronto supporters after betting $200,000 on the Golden State Warriors to win the NBA Finals against the Raptors. Back in May, he challenged “rich guys from Toronto” to put up some […]

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A Judge Has Found Probable Cause To Charge Lil Durk With Intent To Commit Murder In His Shooting Case

Getty Image Chicago rapper Lil Durk faces some pretty serious charges stemming from a recent shooting in Atlanta according to WSB-TV. The news station reports that the rapper went to court today for a probable cause hearing that very quickly turned against him as Atlanta Police Department produced a witness that not only placed him […]

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Blaxploitation Films Like ‘Shaft’ Are Making A Huge Comeback, Thanks To Hip-Hop

Getty Image / Uproxx Studios Long before rappers were gracing the screens of multiplexes and scoring executive producer credits in big-budget Hollywood comedies and thrillers, the primary way for Black people to see themselves on the big screen was as the villains or the victims. Occasionally, there’d be a mammy or a chauffeur or a […]

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Gallant Reemerges With His Punchy New Single, ‘Sharpest Edges’

[embedded content] Share This Video In 2017, Gallant’s debut album Ology was nominated for Best Urban Contemporary Album at the Grammys. It marked the culmination of the then-25-year-old’s rise from the pit of rejection to one of music’s brightest rising stars. However, following every big breakout moment comes the pressure of trying to strike gold […]

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Kamaiyah Has Quavo And Tyga Hanging Out The ‘Windows’ On Her Latest Summer Smash

Getty Image Summer’s so close you can taste it, and with the warm weather comes warm weather drives with the windows rolled and music blasting — and Bay Area rapper Kamaiyah has the perfect anthem for it. Fittingly titled “Windows,” Yaya celebrates the cherished tradition of long summer cruises with an energetic, hyphy bop that […]

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21 Savage Is Donating $25,000 To A Nonprofit That Helps Detained Immigrants Obtain Legal Counsel

Getty Image 21 Savage may be hip-deep in his own fight against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, but it looks like that won’t stop him from trying to help out others in a similar predicament. The London-born, Atlanta-based trap star recently donated $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center to help detained immigrants gain access […]

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Even Drake Was Heartbroken By Klay Thompson’s Injury In Game 6 Of The NBA Finals

Getty Image The 2018-19 NBA season is over, and the Toronto Raptors are champions for the first time in NBA history. This is huge news for Drake, the rapper from Toronto who serves as global ambassador for the only franchise playing games outside of the United States. But the other side of Drake, he of […]

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Alex Trebek Did A Lively Impression Of Lil Jon On ‘Jeopardy!’

Getty Image Over the years, Jeopardy! categories have elicited some pretty comical sound bites. Some of the most entertaining moments come when contestants choose from a “rap” category and Alex Trebek gives his best impression of popular rappers. On Thursday night’s episode of Jeopardy!, Trebek tried to capture Lil Jon‘s signature joyous catchphrase. Lil Jon […]

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Chance The Rapper Tells A Fan To ‘Eat A D*ck’ Several Times In A Lengthy Twitter Fight

Getty Image Chance The Rapper is known for his music and for his humanitarian efforts. The Chicago-bred rapper has shown selfless acts such as donating to public schools and finding a kidney for his aunt. However, Chance isn’t always as compassionate online, as proven by a Twitter fight on Wednesday with an ex-fan who accused […]

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Forbes’ 5 Richest Rappers and What They Should Buy With Their Money

Photo: Michael Harriot/Nicholas Hunt (iStock/Getty Images) Forbes released its list of the five wealthiest hip-hop stars topped by Jay-Z, who Forbes recently declared the first billionaire rapper if you don’t count Donald Trump, whose multiple rap beefs, criminal history and love for the “stop snitching” movement technically qualifies him as a gangster rapper. Plus, we […]

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Cardi B Says She Doesn’t Plan On Having Any More Plastic Surgery

Getty Image Cardi B is done going under the knife. In May, it was reported that the 26-year-old would be canceling a number of upcoming shows to allow herself to recover from complications due to recent cosmetic surgeries she had undergone. On Wednesday, Cardi informed her fans that those operations would probably be her last […]

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Lykke Li Releases A New ‘Sex Money Feelings Die’ Remix Featuring Lil Baby And Snowsa

[embedded content] Share This Video Lykke Li was a highlight of last summer thanks to her most recent album, So Sad So Sexy. Now she’s reviving the record for Summer 2019, as she just dropped a new remix of “Sex Money Feelings Die” that features Lil Baby as well as Snowsa. The track is the […]

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Ariana Grande Choked Up Singing ‘Thank U, Next’ In Mac Miller’s Hometown Of Pittsburgh

in this moment, the city of pittsburgh’s love for malcolm shined through so so so much. everyone in this arena screamed it. the most special thing i have ever been a part of. we miss u. we love u. thank u for this, @ArianaGrande. this city loves u. #SweetenerPittsburgh pic.twitter.com/FLtmnnaF61 — 𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐚𝐡 TODAYYYY (@loveisasecrett) June […]

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J. Cole’s Dreamville Crew Links Up With Some Heavy Hitters For The First Two ‘Revenge Of The Dreamers III’ Singles

Getty Image The first two singles from the upcoming Dreamville compilation Revenge Of The Dreamers III are here, giving eager fans a taste of what the North Carolina-based collective cooked up in Atlanta this past spring. As Dreamville’s loyal followers wait impatiently for the hotly-anticipated new album, “Down Bad” and “Got Me” showcase a diverse […]

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